Accessibility

Font Size

100% 150% 200%

Background Colour

Default Contrast
Close Reset

BARRACKS

Back to search

A building, or group of buildings, used to house troops or military personnel.

Garrison (Non-Preferred)

Related Terms

Term Note
DRILL HALL A building or site used for the exercise and training of military personnel.
MILITARY CAMP A site where a body of troops is temporarily or permanently lodged, with or without entrenchments and fortifications.
NISSEN HUT A prefabricated structure of a steel frame clad in corrugated iron. Semi-circular in section they were used as accommodation for the armed forces and, during WWII, as emergency housing for bombed out civilians. Also used for storage.
PARADE GROUND A place where military personnel parade, practice marching, assemble or muster for a march or any other special purpose.
PRISONER OF WAR CAMP A prison site for the containment of servicemen captured in war.

Heritagedata.org: Linked Data resource